SD News

Statement from Sec. of Ag Jaspers on Perdue Confirmation

South Dakota Secretary of Agriculture Mike Jaspers issued the following statement in response to the U. S. Senate?s confirmation of former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue as the next U.S. Secretary of Agriculture.

State Plan on Aging Public Comment Notice

The South Dakota Department of Human Services Division of Long Term Services and Supports is seeking public comment on the State Plan on Aging.

Curb Ramp Upgrades in Buffalo

The South Dakota Department of Transportation says crews are scheduled to begin ADA curb ramp upgrades in the city of Buffalo along highways 85 and 20 on Monday, May 1.

State Prison Inmate Placed on Escape Status

Inmate Daniel Fresquez was allowed to leave the Rapid City Community Work Center this morning to search for a work release job. Escape procedures were enacted when he failed to return to the Community Work Center at the designated time.

Sioux Falls Man Charged with Terrorism Threat

Attorney General Marty Jackley and Lincoln County State?s Attorney Tom Wollman confirm today that Ehab Abdulmutta Jaber, 45, Sioux Falls, has been arrested by the Sioux Falls Police Department

I-90 Eastbound Detour at Exit 40

The South Dakota Department of Transportation says that eastbound traffic on Interstate 90 near Piedmont will be detoured at Exit 40 to Sturgis Road between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Tuesday, April 25.

Spring Load Limit Release #18

Effective at 10:00 a.m. CST, April 21, 2017, Spring Load Limit Restrictions were removed from the road segments shown in the table below.

South Dakota Juvenile Sentencing in Jensen Case Upheld as Constitutional

Attorney General Marty Jackley announces that the South Dakota Supreme Court has reiterated that South Dakota?s amended Juvenile Statutory Sentencing Scheme complies with U.S. Supreme Court Case Law and affirms Paul Dean Jensen?s sentence for the murder and kidnapping of Michael Hare.

Governor's Column: Celebrate Farmers and Ranchers on Earth Day

In 1973, a woman by the name of Beverly Gabriel decided to leave her profession to get back to her roots. She had received a teaching degree from Black Hills State University a few years earlier and had taught in Rapid City and Wyoming.

News Tips

Gov. Dennis Daugaard will speak at the Associated School Board?s Academic Excellence Recognition Luncheon at the Ramkota in Pierre.

Severe Weather Awareness Week April 24-28

PIERRE, S.D. ? South Dakotans are being urged to start preparing now for the inevitable severe weather that will occur this spring and summer in South Dakota.